impermeable


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im·per·me·a·ble

 (ĭm-pûr′mē-ə-bəl)
adj.
Impossible to permeate: an impermeable membrane; an impermeable border.

im·per′me·a·bil′i·ty, im·per′me·a·ble·ness n.
im·per′me·a·bly adv.

impermeable

(ɪmˈpɜːmɪəbəl)
adj
(Chemistry) (of a substance) not allowing the passage of a fluid through interstices; not permeable
imˌpermeaˈbility, imˈpermeableness n
imˈpermeably adv

im•per•me•a•ble

(ɪmˈpɜr mi ə bəl)

adj.
1. not permeable; impassable.
2. (of porous substances, rocks, etc.) not permitting the passage of a fluid.
[1690–1700; < Late Latin]
im•per`me•a•bil′i•ty, im•per′me•a•ble•ness, n.
im•per′me•a•bly, adv.

im·per·me·a·ble

(ĭm-pûr′mē-ə-bəl)
Relating to a material through which substances, such as liquids or gases, cannot pass: an impermeable cell wall.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.impermeable - preventing especially liquids to pass or diffuse through; "impermeable stone"; "an impermeable layer of scum"; "a coat impermeable to rain"
tight - of such close construction as to be impermeable; "a tight roof"; "warm in our tight little house"
imperviable, impervious - not admitting of passage or capable of being affected; "a material impervious to water"; "someone impervious to argument"
permeable - allowing fluids or gases to pass or diffuse through; "permeable membranes"; "rock that is permeable by water"

impermeable

adjective impenetrable, resistant, impervious, waterproof, impassable, hermetic, nonporous The canoe is made from an impermeable wood.
Translations

impermeable

[ɪmˈpɜːmɪəbl] ADJimpermeable (to a)

impermeable

adjundurchlässig, impermeabel (spec)

impermeable

[ɪmˈpɜːmɪəbl] adj (frm) → impermeabile

im·per·me·a·ble

a. impermeable, impenetrable, que no deja pasar líquidos.
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When, formerly, I have analyzed my partiality for some farm which I had contemplated purchasing, I have frequently found that I was attracted solely by a few square rods of impermeable and unfathomable bog--a natural sink in one corner of it.
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Le complexe d'appartements de luxe a Monastir, Palm Lake Resort, inaugure ce mois-ci , a ete marque par l'introduction d'un nouveau materiau de construction, le Penetron Admix utilise pour assurer une structure de beton impermeable en permanence, placee entre un grand lac et un garage de stationnement.
The study area has been experiencing rapid population growth and urban expansion which has been continuously consuming the fertile farmland and replacing the natural ground by impermeable surfaces.
Atlanta-based Sinclair Construction Group has launched the Megaslab Jointless Concrete System, crediting its design and performance potential for large slab-on-grade project owners to "ground-breaking technology paired with powerful admixtures that create an incredibly dense and impermeable slab, eliminating the need for installing control joints and their associated costs."
A geomembrane acts as a barrier to the movement of fluids, water and other soluble materials, and is manufactured by using synthetic polymers that are impermeable in nature.
Su impermeable amarillo brillante con un llamativo estampado floral y gorro a juego llamaron poderosamente la atencion.
The presence or absence of sausage skin, which was found to be impermeable to L.
AV-248-LV Flexseal LV is a moisture-activated, MDI-based polyurethane resin that withstands wet/dry cycles to form a resilient, impermeable and flexible foam.
Traditional buildings are vapour permeable in that moisture ingresses into building fabric and dries out in cycles, whereas modern buildings rely upon impermeable layers to keep moisture out.
* Overall thermal performance, wall durability and moisture resistance that can be achieved by using vapor impermeable insulation and a vapor impermeable design approach.
The substances are designed as a gas permeable, but liquid impermeable, laminated pad placed within a cap or closure or as an adhesive label on tray lids.